Angolan President arrives in Ghana for a 3-day state visit

Joao Manuel Goncalves Lourenco, President of Angola arrived in Accra Sunday for a three-day official visit to the country.

President of Angola visit Ghana

He is in the country for the state visit at the request of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

He will, today, confer with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House, and preside over the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on Political Consultations between both countries.

He is expected also to tour, lay a wreath and plant a tree at the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum in Accra, and later hosted to a State Banquet at the Jubilee House by President Akufo-Addo.

On Tuesday, President Lourenco is billed to visit the Secretariat of the (AfCFTA), where he would interact with the Secretary General of the body, Wamkele Mene.

He has also been scheduled to visit and address Ghana’s Parliament on Tuesday.

President Lourenco will depart for his country on Wednesday.

President João Lourenço’s visit is aimed at strengthening the economic ties that exist between the two countries, as well as exploring possible areas of co-operation for their mutual benefit.

He was met on arrival at the airport by the Defence Minister Dominic Nitiwul.

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